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Small horses, big possibilities

October 13th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Ocala StarBanner By: Carlos E. Medina Miniature horses are more than just a novelty. To those who love them, they are a passion. In horse-centric Marion County, the miniature versions are just one of many equine breeds. The ...

Hollis, the baby donkey, October 12th update

October 12th, 2014 (3)
So far so good. Baby Hollis and his Mama are at the Texas A & M Large Animal Veterinary School Hospital. They are resting in the ICU Ward where they can be monitored 24 hours a day by the ...

The Difference Between Regular People and Horse People

October 12th, 2014 (3)
It is Sunday once again. Here is a video that is SPOT ON. Horse people make the world go ’round. One note – I would have used a farrier reference when the mani – pedi came up….but that’s me… ...

A miracle For Hollis, the baby donkey.

October 10th, 2014 (2)
That is exactly what Hollis needs – a miracle. The baby donkey has been fighting for his life since shortly after his birth. The doctors at Texas A&M are unable at the moment to do the operation he so ...

Thoroughbred Champion Cigar Dies Following Surgery

October 10th, 2014 (2)
Cigar was a very famous racing champion who developed, as many horses do, a form of osteoarthritis – an incurable progressive disease. Surgery, even the simplest ones, can be very dangerous to humans or horses. At 25 years of ...

Meet Lincoln, thought to be Europe’s biggest horse living in Cumbernauld

October 9th, 2014 (1)
From: Evening Times MEASURING 6ft 10in at his shoulder blades Lincoln is thought to be the biggest horse in Europe. And in a couple of years he is almost certain to be the biggest horse in the world. From ...

Hollis, the baby donkey, update – he is out of surgery

October 8th, 2014 (1)
Hollis, the baby donkey, survived surgery at the Veterinarian Hospital at Texas A & M, College Station. For those who do not know the story: His mother was pregnant, abandoned and starving in Austin, when the Travis County Sheriff’s ...

Equine Rehabilitation Similar to Sports Therapy for People

October 8th, 2014 Comments Off
Rehabilitation takes time, patience and care. We here at Habitat for Horses know all about that. Horses come to us underweight and at times with injuries. Rushing into regular activity or (at the opposite end of the spectrum) doing ...

Hollis, the baby donkey, needs our help.

October 7th, 2014 (3)
His mom was found wandering the streets and picked up by the Travis County Sheriff’s Office, Starved, rejected by whomever supposedly owned her, she was lucky enough to be held by one of the best large animal law enforcement ...

This land not really ours

October 7th, 2014 (2)
The BLM’s mismanagement is hurting the West. Whether you are a cattle rancher, wild horse advocate or a sportsman – the Bureau of Land Management has done something to make you mad. First off, they need to stand by ...